IF YOU manage to get a peek of Venus - still blazing brightly in the west after sunset - over the next couple of nights, after marvelling at how bright and beautiful it is, take a look at the sky around it. You'll see the planet named after the…
ON A Friday night the Borough is packed full of drinkers and diners and the atmosphere is vibrant – a good place to go with friends but not for a romantic evening meal.
I’ve tried several times to make a sausage casserole but I can’t get it right. Has chef any suggestions?
KENDAL’s junior hill climb champion Eve Dixon finished second in the first national women’s team series race of the year at Redbridge, Essex.
FOR those of you who enjoy shopping online, there are now lots of ways you can support local food producers – the feel-good factor in doing so is just a click away.
DESPITE the poor weather, tens of thousands of visitors flocked as usual to the Lake District and surrounding areas over the Easter break.
KIRKBY Lonsdale Hockey Club are celebrating their most outstanding weekend of hockey yet with a double celebration.
Jim Steel Memorial Match Windermere Vets 19 Hawcoat Park Vets 43 VETERANS sides from Windermere and Hawcoat Park met at Dawes Meadow to play a match in celebration of the life of Jim Steel, a stalwart of Hawcoat Park, formerly Vickers RUFC.
I HAD been a vegetarian for almost seven years.
HELM Hill runner Chris Richards started the English Junior Fell Running Championships with victory in the U14 race at Pendle.
HAM salad, coronation chicken, tuna mayonnaise, egg and cress, banana – the list of sandwich variations is endless.
WE are now past Easter and hopefully past winter and into better weather.
RESURFACING on the A591 at Plumgarths Roundabout and Kendal Bypass are due resume on Monday (April 16).
AMBLESIDE United need just four points from their last three games to lift the Division Two title in the West Lancashire League after a double victory during the Easter period.
Kendal 2nds 56 Penrith 5 Cumbria Vase, semi-final KENDAL broke their losing streak in emphatic style against Penrith at Mint Bridge as they reached the final of the Cumbria Vase with a comprehensive 56-5 win against their close rivals.
JOE Elwood continued his winning form of late as Ulverston Otters collected six medals and 26 place badges at the County Championships in Whitehaven.
IBIS moved five points clear at the top of Division One with just one game to go after a 5-5 stalemate against nearest rivals Glaxo A.
A MAN was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries after being involved in a car crash near Tebay.
A SUCCESSION of injuries nearly put paid to a South Cumbrian athlete’s career but five years on Chris Thompson is gunning for Olympic glory.
THE Brathay Windermere Marathon is set for its largest field of runners in May with more than 1,000 people already signed up for the annual race.
TWO of the Lakes District's leading outdoor organisations have joined forces in time for the nationwide Swimathon.
QUIRKY scarecrows will be on display in Wray as the villagers celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Wray Fair at the end of April.
A BOWNESS Italian restaurant lambasted on Twitter by a multi-millionaire television star has hit back at his ‘offensive’ comments.
NICK Barron has been appointed the new pro at Bentham Golf Club.
LAKELAND-based TV adventurer Paul Rose has retraced the footsteps of a ‘forgotten’ Antarctic hero for a moving documentary.
AN 87-year-old woman showed her daredevil spirit when she jumped at the chance to parachute from a plane, at more than 14,000ft, to help a good cause.
CHAMPIONS-elect Kirkoswald moved within six points of claiming the Division One title in the Bluefin Westmorland Football League with a 2-0 away win at Kendal Celtic.
CROWDS gathered at Whittington Races on Easter Saturday for a series of point to point races.
JAMES Ellison made his return to the Moto GP World Championship as he turned out for the Paul Bird Motorsport Team in Qatar on Sunday.
BEAT bobby Alfie Moore has taken time out as a serving policeman to the stage his acclaimed stand-up comedy routine, which sees him recalling the colourful characters and side-splitting stories from his 18 years as a neighbourhood officer in…
A TROUBLED health watchdog may have overlooked serious problems in Morecambe Bay’s maternity services 18 months before they were finally revealed, Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron claims.
FARMERS in South Lakeland and Eden have blasted dog owners for not keeping their pets under control following a series of lamb and sheep attacks.
HANLEY MARGARET (PEGGY) Peacefully at Furness General Hospital on 3rd April 2012 aged 82. Dearly beloved wife of John. Devoted mum and mum in law to Carol & Dave, Susan and John & Audrey. A treasured grandmother to Steven, Suzanne &…
WILSON On the 10th April 2012 peacefully at home BRYAN WILSON aged 76 years; loving husband of Jean, father of Helen, Richard, Julie and the late Janet, loving grandad of Lucinda, Richard, Sophie, Rebecca and Yasmin. Funeral service will take place…
JAMESON The family of the late Brendan wish to thank all who attended the recent Service of Thanksgiving for his life at the Kendal Parish Church, and for all the kind words, cards and letters we received. We would like to thank Hayes &…
PARK Susan and Christine would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for their kindness and support following the sad loss of John. A big thank you too for all the cards, letters and flowers we've received. A special thank you to Tina…
RIDLEY IAN. Helen and Jonathan would like to thank all family and friends for their messages of sympathy, cards and donations. They would also like to extend a special thank you to all of the staff working on the Eden Unit at Penrith Hospital who…
DIXON Adrian and Marion would like to thank family and friends for their kind words of support following the sad loss of Raymond. Particular thanks to staff of the Stroke Unit at RLI for their care, and to Rev Jean Radley, Rev Ashley Henderson and…
CHORLEY Happy 50th birthday HELEN 15th April 2012 Love from Glyn xx.
DENISE DIXON Happy 50th birthday. Tuesday 17th April. Lots of love from Rod, Hayley and Caroline xxx
GOTT Happy 18th birthday KIRSTY REBECCA on 14th April. Lots of love Grandad & Grandma.
DODDS Happy 18th birthday RYZI LAD! Have a good one. Lots of love, Becca x x
DODDS Happy 18th birthday RYAN JOHN 14th April From Mum and Dad xx
WALLING George's family would like to express their grateful thanks to all their relatives and friends who have supported them during his long illness, for your continued support, cards and generous donations to Arthritis Research UK and Bay Search…
RICHARDSON Congratulations MUM and DAD on your 25th Wedding Anniversary. Love from Abby, Gary Baker, Elliot, Lewis, Finn & Bella.